Tomato Chutney Recipe & #RedGoldFarmTour

Thanks to my sweet friend, Scarlet at Family Focus Blog, I recently attended the Red Gold Farm Tour in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can read all about how Red Gold supports family farmers and their many innovations here at Fall Tomato Harvest: Red Gold Farms. The tomatoes are delivered to the Orestes Factory unloaded and canned or made into tomato based products within a forty-eight hour time period!  Not only did we meet some of the farmers who produce crops for Red Gold, we met the down to earth, friendly  third and fourth generation owners of the Red Gold Tomato Company during a visit to the Kelley Agricultural Historical Museum in Sharpsville, Indiana. Even though it was a rainy afternoon, I still managed to snap some lovely photos.
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Bloodshot Eyeball Cookies Recipe for Halloween

Have you ever needed to make a Halloween treat in a hurry? Or maybe you just didn’t feel like spending the day in the kitchen? I’m certainly not against purchasing treats when I’m in a rush, but I keep a list of easy treats I can make at home. If I have the ingredients on hand, it’s easier than getting ready, driving to the store and getting stuck in the slowest line possible. Or maybe that only happens to me. Either way, this recipe belongs in my “cheater’s kitchen” category because I only use four ingredients to make these Bloodshot Eyeball Cookies. They come together quickly and look like I have fussed. What’s not to love? These can easily be made gluten free by substituting gluten free sandwich cookies for the Oreos.
Bloodshot Eyeball cookies

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Hair Raising PetGift Box Fun

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My cats have been receiving a monthly Pet GiftBox for the past five months and they have come to expect their treats! When I place the box on the floor to open it, I am immediately swarmed by a crowd of nosy cats. I think they smell the catnip toy … Read More...

#HerestoHome with Best Buy & Samsung!

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free, but all opinions are my own. Have I ever mentioned I have kitchen and laundry room envy? Gourmet kitchens with … Read More...

Chocolate Dr Pepper Float

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I spent the weekend with my son at college, tailgating and enjoying the festivities of a Saturday football game. Sitting among the rows and rows of tents, smelling delicious food, reminded me of what college football season was all about; fun with … Read More...

Does Your Cat Have FLUTD?


This is a partnered post with Purina, but all opinions are my own. I never realized how common kidney and urinary tract problems could be until I became pregnant. I spent my entire second pregnancy taking medication in an attempt to prevent my … Read More...